A little worry is a good thing. But too much worry saps physical energy and makes it hard to sleep. Enjoyment flies out the window. Our thoughts become a jumble of “what if” and “won’t that be awful?” Follow 9 tips to keep your worrying under control.
Blending families can be a challenging activity, one for which few people are ever adequately prepared. Although roughly one-third of all Americans are a member of a blended family, approximately 60 percent of those relationships results in divorce. But blended families can survive and thrive if they follow basic guidelines.
You’ve decided to break up with your girlfriend. But you’re worried because she has a history of mental instability. Though it’s normal to feel responsible for a loved one’s well-being, even when the relationship is no longer working, make a clean break.
People differ greatly in their ability to respond to crises. Resilient people tend to demonstrate specific psychological characteristics. They have a positive view of themselves and their abilities. They are able to make and follow through with plans. They feel empowered to successfully change their situations.
Columnist Linda Lewis Griffith notes that we hear lots of talk about kindness. Yet we don’t seem to give them serious thought. We should, since it will make us all more respectful and loving, and the world will be a better place.
According to the Center for the Study of Long Distance Relationships, an estimated 14 million people consider themselves to be in long-distance relationships in the United States in 2016. Nearly 3 percent of those couples were married.
It’s normal to feel frustrated with a loved one’s deteriorating abilities. But such impatience has unpleasant consequences for both parties involved. Patients risk becoming more agitated about their own failing condition. Caregivers feel as if they’re failing in their duties.
About 150 teachers attended a Teachers Summit on the Cal Poly campus Friday, where they discussed topics ranging from technology in the classroom to improving literacy in early education in an informal, collaborative format. Veteran teachers offered tips to their less experienced colleagues.
Inside the Teachers Summit at Cal Poly
Watch Foghat in concert at the Mid-State Fair
Watch Brian Wilson in concert at the Mid-State Fair
Judge Craig van Rooyen's swearing-in ceremony at SLO Superior Court